Product Awards 2020: Best Minimal Shoes | Women's Running

Product Awards 2020: Best Minimal Shoes

Read Time:   |  October 12, 2020

The best minimal shoes in our 2020 Product Awards

Best Minimal Shoe: Winner
VIVOBAREFOOT ESC Tempest£170

Running in minimal shoes is an interesting experience, and one which many runners rave about. And of the brands that support near-barefoot running, Vivobarefoot makes minimalist shoes like no other brand. Its new ESC Tempest shoes were runaway winners in this category. Anna said: “I was hugely impressed by the company’s ethics and the fact the shoe is made from by-products.  ey were incredibly comfortable on. I’d de nitely recommend to friends concerned with their environmental impact, as this delivers by the bucketload. Flexible, with a sole that grips pavements, this made running feel natural without any issues or pain. Adventure racers, aquathletes and water sports enthusiasts will love this model.”

Best Minimal Shoe: Editor’s Choice
VIVOBAREFOOT Primus Trail FG£120

The ethical creds are amazing; this is a really responsible company that we rate highly. These look brilliant, and perform with grip and gusto on trails. The fi t is snug with lots of room in the toebox where it’s needed. It’s a double win for Vivobarefoot!

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Holly Taylor

Holly Taylor

Currently training for her second half marathon

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